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14 April, 2020
Sevastopol, April 13, 2020

Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol announced the suspension of Friday and collective prayers in mosques of Crimea, as well as any educational events until April 30, 2020. These measuers were taken by the Muslim clergy due to the spread of Сovid-19 (coronavirus)

14 April, 2020
Moscow, April 13, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indonesian leader Joko Vidodo discussed in a telephone call the measures against coronavirus, the Kremlin’s press office reported on Monday, April 13.

During the talk the parties agreed to intensify contacts between the ministries of health of Russia and Indonesia, as well as to developof bilateral cooperation in other areas.

30 March, 2020
Makhachkala, March 30, 2020

The head of Dagestan Republic Vladimir Vasiliev was awarded the Order of Merit to the Ummah, I degree, from the Coordination Centre for Muslims of the North Caucasus. Vasiliev received the medal during a meeting with the Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi Abdulaev, the chairman of the Council of Alims of the Republic of Dagestan.

30 March, 2020
Derbent, March 30, 2020 

The Derbent Reserve Museum, which is closed for visitors from March 30 to April 3 due to the coronavirus, will post on its YouTube channel an exhibition on the city’s history in picturesque paintings, reported TASS.

27 March, 2020
Moscow, March 26, 2020

The Muslim community of the Russian Federation hopes that citizens will follow all the instructions given by the authorities due to the coronavirus. They urge the believers to spend next weekend and other days performing prayers and reading Koran at home, the chairman of the Muslim Spiritual Assembly of Russia Albir Krganov told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

25 March, 2020
Ufa, March 25, 2020

According to the adviser on state-confessional relations under the Head of the Republic of Bashkiria, Ruslan Karamyshev, the government in Ufa does not plan to close mosques due to the pandemic. Meanwhile, all believers are urged to pray at home, as well as avoid crowding and panic.

24 March, 2020
Nalchik, March 24, 2020

The Muslim clergy in Kabardino-Balkaria declared quarantine in all mosques of the republic due to the coronavirus, and temporarily suspended collective and Friday prayers.

23 March, 2020
Damascus, March 23, 2020

Syrian Government confirmed its first case of the coronavirus on Sunday. Health Minister Nizar al-Yaziji told state media “necessary measures” had been taken regarding the 20-year-old woman, who he said would be quarantined for 14 days and given medical checks.

There had been unconfirmed reports in recent weeks of coronavirus cases in Syria.

19 March, 2020
Moscow, March 18, 2020

The head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia, mufti of Moscow, Albir-hazrat Krganov supported measures taken by the capital’s authority to ban meetings of more than 50 people. The mufti called Muslims of the region not to come to mosques for congregational prayers.

“We want to address to believers with the request to perform prayers at home so as not to put at risk themselves and others”, the mufti told Interfax.

10 March, 2020
Mordovia, March 10, 2020

The 16th mini-football tournament in the memory of the Kunyashev brothers was held in the Center for Physical Culture, Sports and Youth Policy of the Kovylkinski municipal district of the Republic of Mordovia last Saturday. This year about 13 teams from all over the region took part in the competition.

09 March, 2020
Nalchik, March 9, 2020

Russian Presidential Grants Fund will support the construction of the first museum of Islamic history and culture in Kabardino-Balkarian Republic in 2020. The museum’s exposition are to be hosted at the North Caucasus Islamic University in Nalchik, Alim Sizhazhev, deputy chairman of Muslim Religious Administration of Kabardino-Balkarian Republic told TASS agency on Monday.

04 March, 2020
Kazan, March 2, 2020

The fourth All-Russian Jiu-Jitsu competition for the Marjani Cup was held in Kazan last week-end. It was organized by Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan together with the Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the republic, RIA Novosti reports.

04 March, 2020
Moscow, March 3, 2020

The Moscow Muslim community does not plan to impose restrictions on visiting mosques or holding services because of the coronavirus, told the Moscow News Agency Ildar Alyautdinov, mufti of Moscow, the chief imam of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque.

04 March, 2020
Moscow, March 1, 2020

The Interreligious Council of Russia proposes to introduce lessons on morality in schools, as well as in universities. The statement was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Supreme Mufti of Russia, Chairman of the Central Muslim Religious Administration of the Russian Federation Talgat Tajuddin.

26 February, 2020

February 24, a 15-year-old Muslim teenager carried out his neighbour out of a burning house In the Leninogorsk district of Tatarstan. According to the press office of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Russian Federation for the Republic of Tatarstan the fire broke on February 23, in the evening. It had completely covered the wooden house.

According to Tatar-inform, the neighbors who met the firefighters said that there was nobody in the house.

26 February, 2020

February 25, the first interfaith mini-soccer tournament was held in Polevskoy city of Sverdlovsk region. It was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the feat of soldiers of the sixth paratrooper company of the 104th guards paratrooper regiment of the 76th guards airborne division.

24 February, 2020

February 24, an unusual friendly match between the representatives of the Moscow Orthodox Theological Academy and Muslim Religious Administration of the Moscow Region was held at the Kratovo training complex in the Ramensky district of Moscow.

20 February, 2020
Moscow, February 20, 2020 

There are not enough mosques where Muslims could make obligatory daily prayers in Moscow and other large cities, without embarrassing fellow citizens of a different faith. The way out is to open a network of prayer rooms, said RIA Novosti the Chairman of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia Albir Hazrat Krganov.

20 February, 2020
Moscow, February 19, 2020

A panel discussion dedicated to “The First Sufi Sheikhs of Russia. Contribution of Islamic Heritage to the Spiritual Development of Russian Society” took place in the Public chamber of the Russian Federation. The event was organized by the Commission for Interethnic and Interreligious Relations of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation and the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia.

19 February, 2020
Moscow, February 18, 2020

Mufti of Moscow, the head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia, Albir-Khazrat Krganov received at his residence Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Provisional Government of the State of Libya, Dr. Abdulhadi Al-Khawij, Islam.ru reports. Albir-Hazrat told the guest about the activities of Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia and the Russian experience of peaceful coexistence of various religions in the country.

19 February, 2020
Kemerovo, February 18, 2020

Festival of Nasheeds dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the All-Russian spiritual and educational newspaper As-Salam was held in Kemerovo on February 18. It was organized by the public organization Kemerovo Regional Centre for Culture and Traditions of Dagestan Peoples “Vatan” (“Homeland”).

16 February, 2020
Makhachkala, February 14, 2020

February 14, Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi met with the Minister of National Policy and Religious Affairs of Dagestan, Enrik Muslimov.

The meeting was also attended by the Head of the Dagestani Muftiyat Department of Education and Science Abakar Khalunov.

During the conversation, the parties discussed issues of cooperation, as well as prospects for the development of Islamic education in Russia.

16 February, 2020
Makhachkala, February 10, 2020

Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi was visited by guests from the Kingdom of Brunei - Rector of the Sultan Sharif-Ali Islamic University, Nurarfan bin Zaynal and his deputy Hajj Simali bin Adam, who arrived in Makhachkala on an official visit earlier today. ⠀
The guests were accompanied by Deputy Mufti Akhmad Kakhaev, as well as Shihabudin Guseynov, Head of the DGI International Department, and Israil Kebedov, Advisor to the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Dagestan.

10 February, 2020
Bolgar, January 8, 2020

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Bolgarian Islamic Academy took place in the office of the educational centre on February 8, 2020.

10 February, 2020
Bolgar, January 8, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, the head of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasiliev, took part in a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Bolgarian Islamic Academy (BIA), chaired by the First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, Sergey Kiriyenko. The meeting was attended by the heads of several subjects of Russia as well.


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